Jake’s short night was filled with tossingand turning and dreams of Abaddon’s cloneguards chasing him.He awoke, startled, and realized it wasonly a dream.The fear lingered as he ran his fingersthrough his hair.Not wanting to awaken the others, Jakegot up and walked into the bathroom where theauxiliary lights were on. He stood in front of asink gazing at his reflection in the mirror.
How did Abaddon get that card into thebasket of birthday presents? Who does he think he is saying it will be my last birthday? Thelength of my life is definitely not up to him!
He splashed water on his face and stoodriveted, staring at his reflection. He looked somuch older now.“What are you doing up, Man?”Jake was taken by surprise as LaMarquis came in.